Highly Revered Working Skills to Have by 2020

TopTenOnlineColleges.org shows which capabilities employers will find most valuable by 2020.

This presentation originated at Employee Benefit News

Sense Making Sense Making

The ability to determine the deeper meaning or significance of what is being expressed. Drivers: Smart machines.

Social Intelligence Social Intelligence

The ability to connect to others in a deep and direct way, to sense and stimulate reactions and desired interactions. Drivers: Smart machines, global connections.

Novel and Adaptive Thinking Novel and Adaptive Thinking

Proficiency at thinking and coming up with solutions and responses beyond that which is rote or rule-based. Drivers: Smart machines, global connections.

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Cross Cultural Competency Cross Cultural Competency

The ability to operate in different cultural settings. Drivers: Superstructured organizations, global connections.

Computational Thinking Computational Thinking

The ability to translate vast amounts of data into abstract concepts and to understand data based reasoning. Drivers: New media ecology, computational world.

New Media Literacy New Media Literacy

The ability to critically assess and develop content that uses new media forms, and to leverage these media for persuasive communication. Drivers: Global connections, new media ecology, superstructured organizations.

Transdisciplinary Transdisciplinary

Literacy in and ability to understand concepts across multiple disciplines. Drivers: Longevity, global connections.

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Design Mindset Design Mindset

The ability to represent and develop tasks and work processes for desired outcomes. Drivers: Superstructured organizations, global connections.

Cognitive Load Management Cognitive Load Management

The ability to discriminate and filter information for importance, and to understand how to maximize cognitive functions. Drivers: Superstructured organizations, global connections, new media ecology.

TopTenOnlineColleges.org shows which capabilities employers will find most valuable by 2020.

 

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